Hispanic Heritage Celebration features student panelists and guest speakers

Students benefited from a series of talks on Newton North's fourth annual Hispanic Heritage Day, held on October 11. The day was planned by Cristina Schulze, a teacher in the World Language Department. See photos from the first talk on the Newton North PTSO Facebook page

Schedule for Hispanic Heritage Celebration

  1. A2: Luis Selva, Ph. D. Dr. Selva, a native of El Salvador, will be presenting on his experiences related to the Calculus Project in Los Angeles, CA. He will also share with us his career path that lead him to work for NASA, his doctoral studies, and his current research at the Veterans Hospital in Boston.
  2. B 2: Student panel on the Hispanic experience at NNHS.
  3. D3: Presentation on Latino Literature and Bilingual Reading (Presented by Newton Free Library librarians Jean Holmblad (Children's section) and Liz Rowland (Teen section)). We will close with Sevillanas Dance (Arielle Miles, chemistry teacher; Carol Reichert parent of a NNHS student)
  4. F3: Presentation on Human Rights (Dr. Robert Warren, lawyer and parent of a NNHS student)
  5. G3: Selection of short films presented by Mrs. Sabrina Avilés (Boston Latino Film Festival Director and parent of a NNHS student)